11 debt busting tips to improve your situation

Roll back 5 years to when I first started this blog, and I was in debt. We had, I think, around £7,000 of debt, and this was a huge amount compared to our available cash by the time we paid our bills and bought food. It felt like a never-ending vicious circle as items broke in our home and wear & tear took hold on our possessions. We have now been debt-free for a few years and today I want to share some of my debt busting tips with you. You can pick and choose which of my debt busting tips to use but I’m confident that each of these tips will help you on your debt-free journey. This post has been produced in association with the Money Advice Service.

11 debt busting tips to improve your situation

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Testing my Financial Literacy in 2018 with Noddle

Sponsored post. I left school at 14, after completing little of my secondary school education. While I had great common sense, I had no qualifications to speak of. In time I was able to complete qualifications in literacy, numeracy and I.T. and this led me to a great job, and then a few not so great ones.

Fast forward to now, at 30, and I am something of a money-saving lover. I love to spend my time helping people learn more about financial topics and financial literacy is an issue that I am really passionate about. 

Recently I was invited by Noddle.co.uk to take a mock GCSE Financial Literacy paper. Noddle wants to find out if the ‘Class of 2018’ are better with money, and can make better financial decisions than past generations.

Financial Literacy in 2018 with Noddle

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Aims for October 2018 – the results

Almost time for my favourite month of the year! I can’t wait to enjoy our 11th Anniversary together, watch fireworks and most importantly – go on holiday! I’m looking forward to an entire week with Thomas, Daisy and my Mum. At the time of writing this, I’ve got a miserable cold, and I’m hoping I’m getting it all out of the way before I go on holiday! Anyway – it’s time for my aims for October 2018 – the results!

Aims for October 2018 - the results

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Aims for September 2018 – the results

3 months until the end of the year – madness! I’m not sure about you but I just cannot believe that we are already at the end of September! This means I’ve got just 6 weeks until we go on holiday – and I can’t wait! This is usually our biggest (expense wise) family holiday of the Autumn/Winter seasons and I can’t wait now. We really need some downtime to relax together, chat, eat good food and not have any work to worry about.

Aims for September 2018 - the resultsa

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